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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141393
Last updated: 28 October 2019
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Date:01-JAN-2012
Time:18:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic VENT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cT
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-CJLA
C/n / msn: 26/94
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Wilson Road, Goorambat, north of Benalla, VIC -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:YBLA
Destination airport:YBLA
Narrative:
A Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cT powered glider crashed near Wilson Road, Goorambat, north of Benalla, VIC.

The eighty year old female pilot received serious injuries and was airlifted to The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

note:
The correct c/n is 26/94 as both Ventus types (2c and motorized 2cT) are built on the same production line. This one is the 26th motorized 2cT contructed from the 94th Ventus 2c "standard" glider airframe. This particular aircraft was first registered in the Netherlands as PH-1100 on 28/4/1998; to BGA 4888/JLA on 17/11/1998. To G-CJLA 28/2/2008.

Sources:

https://www.smh.com.au/national/glider-80-fights-for-life-after-crash-20120102-1phl3.html
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-01-02/80yo-in-hospital-after-crashing-glider/3754458/?site=goulburnmurrayžion=news
http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/
http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Ven2ct.htm
http://www.hdekker.info/registermap/Z11.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2012 23:43 RobertMB Added
03-Jan-2012 10:36 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Cn, Source]
03-Jan-2012 12:36 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Narrative]
03-Jan-2012 13:00 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Narrative]
03-Jan-2012 17:13 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
20-Oct-2012 15:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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